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Changing careers for dummies

Author: Carol L McClelland
Publisher: New York, NY : Hungry Minds, ©2001.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers advice to men and women who want to change careers, discussing how they can choose a new field of work, what the best ways to break into that field are, and how to convince possible employers to take a risk and hire them.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol L McClelland
ISBN: 0764553763 9780764553769
OCLC Number: 48811159
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 334 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Setting the stage for your career change --
The world of work: it ain't what it used to be! --
Evaluating your currect situation --
Exploring personal needs and home realities --
Expanding your notion of what's possible at work --
What to do in the meantime --
pt. 2. Searching for hidden treasures --
your passion --
Uncovering clues to your passion --
Thinking outside the box --
pt. 3. Career areas to stimulate your thinking --
If you thrive on words --
If you think in a ligical, organized fashion --
If you connect well with others --
If you have a good eye --
If you want your work to be physical --
If you have an ear for the sound of music --
If you love nature and its creatures --
pt. 4. Weaving it all together --
Preparing your game plan --
Testing the waters of a potential career --
Getting all the pieces to fit --
Strengthening the skills you need --
Taking the steps to get your job --
Taking the steps to start your business --
pt. 5. The parts of tens --
Ten tips for staying sane during your career change --
Ten keys to keeping yourself inspired and motivated.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Carol L. McClelland ; foreword by Richard N. Bolles.
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Offers advice to men and women who want to change careers, discussing how they can choose a new field of work, what the best ways to break into that field are, and how to convince possible employers to take a risk and hire them.

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